Sat., February 24, 2024

7:30 PM

Columbia Basin College Arts Center

Tom Hicks website

Photo credit: Chris Tostevin-Hall


A 'brilliantly evocative' recitalist, Tom Hicks presents an intimate evening of Chopin, Debussy, Schumann, and Beethoven solo piano works.

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849): Two Nocturnes, Op. 48
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849): Two Nocturnes, Op. 55
Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915): Prelude and Nocturne for the Left Hand, Op. 9
Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Nocturne, Rêverie, and Clair de Lune

Clara Schumann (1819-1896): Notturno, from Soirées musicales, Op.6
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (1805-1847): Notturno, H. 337
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, 'Moonlight'


Hailed as an artist of 'magnificent pianism' with an 'engaging personality', Guernsey-born pianist and Yamaha Artist, Tom Hicks, has been praised for his 'brilliantly evocative' (International Piano) and 'gorgeously creative playing' (Fanfare).    Hicks has an expansive repertoire and has appeared as recitalist in venues such as The Wigmore Hall in London, The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, and in many other venues throughout Europe and the United States. He has appeared as concerto soloist on more than 60 occasions, including complete cycles of the Rachmaninoff and Brahms Piano Concerti. Hicks is a gold medalist in competitions including the Wales International Piano Competition, the EPTA UK Piano Competition, and the Croydon Piano Concerto Competition.